The All-Female Band Fanny Made History. A New Doc Illuminates It. – The New York Times

  1. Artemisia Gentileschi. Have been attentive to her paintings, life, and actions since the Brooklyn Museum of Art’s now iconic exhibition, “Women Artists: 1550 – 1950, with catalogue and essay by Linda Nochlin, an art historian ahead of her time. The first object I met upon entering the museum that day in 1976 (?), was a colossal oil painting by Artemisia Gentileschi of “Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes”. Her tremendous gift as a painter and feminist of her time, and even now, was unimaginable to me until I saw her paintings in Brooklyn that day and last year, in a great exhibition, “By Her Hand” in Hartford, CT’s Wadsworth Atheneum. The New Yorker article on her at this link is very enjoyable and enlightening:

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